Episode 67: GameStonk… Well that escalated quickly (News Show)

January 30, 2021

It’s been one week since Reddit memefied GameStop’s stock. We break down what’s happened, how Wall Street is closing ranks, and why it all could hurt retirement investors. We also discuss Activision’s anti-diversity moves, EA’s new Skate studio, Epic Games Store’s big 2020, Microsoft and Capcom earnings, and more.


  • [00:01:56] Konami restructures (but isn’t getting out of video games)
  • [00:05:38] – EA opens Full Circle to make the next Skate game
  • [00:06:47] – Harassment at Scavengers Studio
  • [00:19:57] – Activision pushes back against call for diversity
  • [00:27:46] – Tencent invests in Dontnod
  • [00:30:47] – Epic Games Store’s big year of growth
  • [00:37:35] – Quick Hits
  • [00:53:00] – Koei Tecmo financials or “Why Musou is Awesome, Manda”
  • [00:54:48] – Microsoft / Xbox Earnings
  • [00:58:12] – Capcom earnings and why Palamutes are best boys (and girls)
  • [01:06:54] – GameStonk


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